Travel Blogs from Sodankylä, Finland

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Out of luck, Sodankylä, Finland travel blog

Out of luck

A travel blog entry by renard


It turns out I was completely wrong, after staying on the roadside for about five hours and four hundred cars, the traffic eventually came to a halt. Then I decided to look for a hotel to spend the night, but it was too late - they had all closed fifteen ...

Hitchhiker's log, part 5, Sodankylä, Finland travel blog

Hitchhiker's log, part 5

A travel blog entry by renard

This part was easy, on the 27th minute the 15th car stopped, a Russian guy who didn't speak English and was going to Sodankylä, more than 100 kilometers away and the largest town so far. It is close to Rovaniemi too, so the hard times should be over ...

Algo de paz en medio de la tempestad ..., Sodankylä, Finland travel blog

Algo de paz en medio de la tempestad ...

A travel blog entry by loboestepario


Me dirijo hacia Rovaniemi de nuevo pero hoy he parado en Raudanjoki (Finlandia), un poco antes de Rovaniemi en un hostel que es una granja adecuada convenientemente. La gente es enantadora y hablan inglés perfectamente. Está al lado de un lago precioso ...

Better than Disneyland, Luosto, Finland travel blog

Better than Disneyland

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow


Today I got to drive a sled being pulled by a team of huskies through a snow covered forest, & it was a breathtaking experience. They are so keen to run, I had to keep putting the brakes on so we didn't overtake the slow sleds in front of us. The ...

It's magical!, Luosto, Finland travel blog

It's magical!

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow


After 24 long hours of planes & airports, I finally arrived in Lapland at 9am. I was expecting darkness, but it's more like twilight...for 8 hours. The snow covered trees & ice covered lakes we passed on the way from Rovaneimi to Lusoto were such ...

Skiing in a Winter Wonderland, Luosto, Finland travel blog

Skiing in a Winter Wonderland

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow


... running & limited runs open, but I did get to watch the Finnish Alpine Ski Team train while riding the express lift. Finland doesn't have high mountains, so Pyha is one of the major resorts along with Levi. There weren't many people skiing ...

Dear Santa, can I have a Snowmobile for Christmas?, Luosto, Finland travel blog

Dear Santa, can I have a Snowmobile for Christmas?

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow


Decided to try the tradional Lappish foods for breakfast this morning, the Ice Cellar Salmon was yummy. Not so sure about some of the other pickled fishes, but glad I tried them. Breakfast at this hotel is amazing, so many choices I don't know where to ...

Northern Finland, Pyhä, Finland travel blog

Northern Finland

A travel blog entry by moonrise


Went on an overnight school trip to Pyhätunturi National Park. Stayed in very cute cabins with their own sauna, but we took advantage of the big sauna by the lake. it was an incredible first finnish sauna experience, and a great way to celebrate fall ...

Finland, Sodankylä, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks


Slight detour today, drove 30km in the wrong direction before realising we should of reached Finland by now. Back to where we started, but this time finding the right road we set off for the day. We are on a desperate lookout for a tyre shop, but around ...

Heute nur 18km: Schonung von 6 Beinen, Sodankylä, Finland travel blog

Heute nur 18km: Schonung von 6 Beinen

A travel blog entry by alfred.huber


Bewölkt, ständig wieder kurze Regenschauer verhinderten die Freude am Vögel beobachten. Trotzdem konnte ich die erste Kornweihe (W) und die ersten vier Mauersegler beobachten.   Artenliste: Weidenmeise,Rotdrossel, Bergfink, Kornweihe, ...

Lapland, Sodankylä, Finland travel blog


A travel blog entry by valkyyr

I went to Lapland to continue my studies of Travelling and Hotel ...

Santas House, Rovaniemi/Jvaskayla, Finland travel blog

Santas House

A travel blog entry by raniroo

We visited Santa at his home today. We had decorated the bus with Christmas decorations and us girls had made flora hats to where for the day. We sang Christmas carols and gave our "special friends" Christmas presents. Santas house is lovely, we had ...

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